Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Elliott Abrams”

The Pointless West Point Speech

As expected, Obama’s commencement speech at West Point contained very little new …

Posted May 28th, 2014

The Odd Hawkish Obsession with Reputation

Elliott Abrams concludes another hawkish argument on Syria with a very tired …

Posted January 7th, 2014

Defining Neoconservatism

Elliott Abrams unsurprisingly gives a completely self-serving and misleading definition of neoconservatism: …

Posted June 7th, 2013

The U.S. Has Nothing to “Lose” in Syria

Elliott Abrams imagines what Assad’s patrons are telling themselves about the conflict …

Posted May 29th, 2013

The Diminishing Returns of Republican “Pro-Israel” Politics

Republican hard-liners have not surprisingly come to the exact wrong conclusion about …

Posted February 27th, 2013

A “Balanced and Realistic” Understanding of the Near East

Rod reacts to Scott McConnell’s post on a forthcoming hearing on Israel …

Posted November 27th, 2012